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CANCELED: Law Student Well-Being Summit

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

School of Law, Moot Courtroom
203 Richmond Way
Richmond, VA 23173
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In the interest of public health, the Law School has unfortunately decided to cancel this event. We do not anticipate it will be rescheduled at this time.

The Virginia Lawyers' Wellness Initiative, Virginia Law Foundation, and Virginia Judges & Lawyers Assistance Program invite you to attend the 2nd annual Law Student Well-Being Summit. Join Justice William Mims to discuss statewide efforts to promote well-being in the legal profession, starting in law school. This interactive summit is designed for students and legal professionals alike.

Learn how to align your goals with day-to-day habits from attorney and author Justin Earley.

Also featuring law student services experts, speakers from the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners, and the Virginia Judges & Lawyers Assistance Program.

Program from 1-5 p.m., with a reception to follow from 5-6 p.m. Program is free to attend, but space is limited.


  • 1:00-1:15 p.m. - Check-In
  • 1:15-1:25 p.m. - Welcome & Introduction
  • 1:25-1:40 p.m. - The Importance of Well-Being in the Legal Profession
  • 1:40-2:00 p.m. - Understanding Common Mental Health/Substance Use Concerns Among Law Students and Young Lawyers
  • 2:00-3:00 p.m. - Panel Discussion: How to Discuss Hard Well-Being Topics with Law Students and Lawyers
  • 3:00-3:15 p.m. - Break
  • 3:15-4:30 p.m. - How to Align Habits with Professional Wellness Goals in the Legal Setting
  • 4:30-5:00 p.m. - How to be an Ally to a Law Student or Legal Professional in Recovery
  • 5:00-6:00 p.m. - Social Sober Soiree (Reception)

Contact: Alex Sklut